"Christopher Nolan's Epic 'Oppenheimer' to Hit Theaters in July, Starring Cillian Murphy as Father of the Atomic Bomb"
Get ready for the latest Christopher Nolan masterpiece! "Oppenheimer," the highly anticipated war epic film starring Cillian Murphy as the Father of the Atomic Bomb, J. Robert Oppenheimer, is set to hit theaters this July. Clocking in at around three hours, this film is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book "American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer" by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin.
According to a representative from Puck News, "Oppenheimer" promises to be a gripping tale that will keep audiences on the edge of their seats. In January, Esquire's Corey Atad reported rumors circulating within the IMAX community that the film's runtime could exceed that of Nolan's previous epic, "Interstellar." Will Nolan break his own record for longest runtime? We can't wait to find out!
For reference, let's take a look at the runtimes of Nolan's other films:
- "Interstellar" (2014): 2 hours 49 minutes
- "The Dark Knight Rises" (2012): 2 hours 44 minutes
- "The Dark Knight" (2008): 2 hours 32 minutes
- "Tenet" (2020): 2 hours 30 minutes
- "Inception" (2010): 2 hours 28 minutes
- "Batman Begins" (2005): 2 hours 20 minutes
- "The Prestige" (2006): 2 hours 10 minutes
- "Insomnia" (2002): 1 hour 58 minutes
- "Memento" (1999): 1 hour 53 minutes
- "Dunkirk" (2017): 1 hour 46 minutes
- "Following" (1998): 1 hour 9 minutes
You can catch 'Oppenheimer' on the big screen starting July 21st.
"Oppenheimer" tells the story of J. Robert Oppenheimer, a theoretical physicist who directed the Los Alamos Laboratory during the Manhattan Project and played a crucial role in the creation of the atomic bomb. In addition to Murphy's lead role as Oppenheimer, the film features an impressive cast, including Emily Blunt as Katherine "Kitty" Oppenheimer, Matt Damon as Leslie Groves, Robert Downey Jr. as Lewis Strauss, Florence Pugh as Jean Tatlock, Benny Safdie as Edward Teller, Michael Angarano as Robert Serber, Josh Hartnett as Ernest Lawrence, Dylan Arnold as Frank Oppenheimer, David Krumholtz as Isidor Isaac Rabi, Matthew Modine as Vannevar Bush, Josh Peck as Kenneth Bainbridge, Devon Bostick as Seth Neddermeyer, Matthias Schweighöfer as Werner Heisenberg, Christopher Denham as Klaus Fuchs, Guy Burnet as George Eltenton, Danny Deferrari as Enrico Fermi, Emma Dumont as Jackie Oppenheimer, Gustaf Skarsgård as Hans Bethe, Trond Fausa Aurvåg as George Kistiakowsky, and Gary Oldman as Harry S. Truman.
With such a star-studded cast and an intriguing storyline, "Oppenheimer" is sure to be a cinematic masterpiece that audiences won't want to miss. So mark your calendars and get ready for an unforgettable experience!